Van der Westhuizen battled with motor neuron disease since he was diagnosed in 2011.
Is this the biggest Mannequin Challenge ever?
Chad Le Clos blew away his 100m butterfly World Record in a time of 48.08 seconds.
History was made when Italy beat the Springboks for the first time ever with a final score of 20-18 in Florence on Saturday, 19 November 2016. Twitter is calling for Springbok coach Alistair Coetzee’s resignation. Do the right thing Allister Coetzee, we'll be happy to
Jump or die. How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users Since winning the silver at the Rio Olympics, everybody loves South African long-jumper Luvo Manyonga. That wasn’t always the case, as pointed out by journalist Luke Alfred in his poignant
We have the slow-mo footage of the moment Elton Janjies kicked the ball straight into his Captain’s face – during South Africa vs Argentina yesterday. The final match result was South Africa 30 – 23 Argentina Jantjies: this is what I think of your performance,
Athletes spend years training for the Olympics and deserve to be rewarded for making representing their country. South African Gold medal winners, such as Wayde Van Niekerk will receive a bonus of R486,000.00 (est.) for each Gold medal. Current South African Medal Tally Sport Gold
Incredible images from Rio 2016, as photographers rise to meet social media challenges More than 1,500 of the world’s best photographers flocked to Rio for the Olympic Games, capturing inspiring and surprising images of the world’s biggest sporting event. From Reuters to National Geographic, the
Twitterverse has gone into overdrive with South Africans staking their claim to Olympic hero Wayde Van Niekerk. The hashtag #HowAreYouRelatedToWaydeVanNiekerk has created a comical yet personal attachment to the hero, we’re loving it… #HowAreYouRelatedToWaydeVanNiekerk My Aunty was mistaken as his mom,it went viral. We're basically cousins pic.twitter.com/ZxAzOy46mx
Cupping at the Olympics – what is it and why do athletes use it? You may have noticed several Olympic athletes covered in bruises, including swimmer Michael Phelps and US gymnast Alex Naddour. No, these are not minor injuries obtained during training; they look oddly
Why Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand deserve to compete (and win) at Rio 2016 The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s suspension of regulations on hyperandrogenism – a medical condition that causes an excessive amount of testosterone in the body – cleared the track for Indian
The maths behind the fastest person on Earth (and no it’s not Usain Bolt) Who is the fastest man on Earth? Usain Bolt, right? Wrong. The unpopular answer is, in fact, Justin Gatlin. In 2011, he ran the 100 metres in 9.45 seconds, the fastest
Usain Bolt is fast. Really fast. In the 100m mens final at the Rio Olympics 2016, Justin Gatlin of USA initially lead the pack but as predicted Usain Bolt took the lead, quite dramatically, and the win. Clenching his third consecutive 100m Olympic Gold in
A photographer captured this photo of a grinning Usain Bolt giving a quick glance at runners he was leaving behind – producing what the internet deems to be the best Usain Bolt photo… ever His photo has become an internet meme and we expect to
Wayde van Niekerk set a WR in 43.03sec in the 400m final Usain Bolt made history by winning the Gold in 9.81s in the men’s 100m sprint. The world record holder at 100m and 200m had the following reaction to South African, Wayde van Niekerk’s